May 28th Digest - John Mueller's Hangouts - Search Central Office Hours
May 28th Digest
John Mueller's Hangouts — Search Central Office Hours
Pearl's of Wisdom and SEO Gems from John Mueller during the month of May 2021
These edited and digestible byte-sized notes will save you about 54 minutes of time wading through video of John struggling gallantly to sincerely answer the myriad questions presented in a variety of interesting accents from a world-wide audience with insatiable curiosities. Here's the digest version of the most useful gems and pearls in the order they appeared.
Search Central Office Hours — May 28, 2021 Run Time: 59:01 / Read Time: 5 minutes
Two Ways to Do Geo-Targeting – If you want to use geo-targeting there are two ways to do it. One is to use a country level top level domain (TLD) the other is to use a generic top-level domain.
When using a generic TLD like .com, .net, .org, or .edu, you can set geotargeting for you target location in Search Console.
Hosting location no longer matters. Although a long time ago Google did use the hosting location to guess which country the website might be targeting, today they no longer do so.
And, with a content delivery network, if you have a fancy inte...